The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 29 29 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.07% 0.58% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.58% 4.55% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £251 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £316 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.76% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.73 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.67 £17.23 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +11.12%
Microsoft Certification
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Qualifications Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
43 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 15.93% 12.87% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 9
Average daily rate £350 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £251 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.73 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Brighton region.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Brighton region.

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) ITIL
3 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
4 14 (63.64%) MS Excel
5 12 (54.55%) Windows XP
6 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
7 10 (45.45%) Software Packaging
8 9 (40.91%) MCSE
9 8 (36.36%) SQL
10 7 (31.82%) MCP
10 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (27.27%) SAN
11 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
12 5 (22.73%) VMware
13 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
14 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (13.64%) LAN
14 3 (13.64%) DHCP
14 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
14 3 (13.64%) DNS
14 3 (13.64%) Cisco
14 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
14 3 (13.64%) MCSA
14 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
14 3 (13.64%) HP
14 3 (13.64%) Citrix
14 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) SAS
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) WAN
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) NAS
3 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 2 (9.09%) VLAN
3 2 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) IT Support
3 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (9.09%) Document Management
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) CRM
4 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Database Security
5 1 (4.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) MCSE
2 7 (31.82%) MCP
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (13.64%) MCSA
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (13.64%) CCNA
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) MCITP
5 1 (4.55%) MCTS
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
1 2 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.09%) EMC
4 2 (9.09%) Avaya
4 2 (9.09%) Juniper